Table 1. Chemical composition of Citrus limettioides Tanaka essential oil.

Compound

Retention Time (min)

Yield %

Monoterpene hydrocarbons

α- Pinene

6.782

0.865

Sabinene

8.034

0.161

β- Myrcene

8.626

2.933

δ- 3-Carene

9.218

0.544

dl-limonene

10.073

89.089

Oxygenated  monoterpenes

α- Terpineol

15.668

0.597

4- Tepineol

15.176

0.169

(+-)-Linalool

12.508

2.927

Citronellol

           17.018

0.304

cis- Citral

17.018

0.304

(E)- Citral

18.438

0.749

Other oxygenated compounds

n- Octanal

9.113

0.746

Decanal

16.123

0.335

1-Octanol

11.566

0.211

 


Vasudeva et al.Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology and Drug Research  2012 1:2DOI : 10.7243/2050-120X-1-2